last updated 9 March 2011

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The Willie Clancy Summer School Schedule

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This schedule includes all events of the 2011 Willie Clancy Summer School. At the bottom of the page is a chart showing all the céilithe for the week.

Saturday, 2nd July

2-6pm  Enrollment at the Community Hall, Miltown Malbay.
8pm  Oscailt Official Opening by Seán Keane, renowned traditional musician and member of The Chieftains.
8.30pm  Breandán Breathnach Memorial Lecture: An Eye for the Music: an exploration of the relationship between traditional Irish music and photography by Tony Kearns, photographer, film editor, author and publisher. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with the Taylor's Cross Céilí Band at the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds, Miltown Malbay, €10, €5 for registered students.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with the Four Courts Céilí Band at the Quilty Tavern, Quilty, €10, €5 for registered students.

Sunday, 3rd July

10am  Aifreann I nGaeilige Mass in Irish at St Joseph's Church, Miltown Malbay.
3pm  Musical Tribute at Willie Clancy's grave, Ballard Cemetery, Ballard Road, Miltown Malbay (about half a mile out of Miltown). A moving tribute to the piper who inspired the Summer School, with music played by friends of the summer school.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with the Kilfenora Céilí Band at the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds, Miltown Malbay, €10, €5 for registered students.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with Taylor's Cross Céilí Band at the Quilty Tavern, Quilty, €10, €5 for registered students.

Monday, 4th July

9.30am  Enrollment at class venues.
10am-1pm  Music classes
Dance classes
2-3pm  Irish Gaelige and Scots Gaelic classes. National School, Miltown Malbay, registered students only.
3pm  Lecture: The Sráid Eoin Wran Boys of Dingle: music, identity and community by Aoife Granville, musician and lecturer, School of Music, UCC. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, €6, free to registered students.
3-6pm  Two-hand dance workshop with Marie Garrity. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, registered students only.
8pm  Fiddle Recital with John Kelly, Brendan McGlinchey, Martin Hayes, James Kelly, Tommy Peoples, Ben Lennon, Connie Connell, Tony Linnane, Nicholas McAuliffe, Mick Conneely, Anne Rynne, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, Oisín Mac Diarmada, Antóin MacGabhann, Joan Hanrahan, Siobhán Peoples, Liam O'Connor, Leah Kelly, David Doocey, Ciarán Ó Maonaigh, Máire O'Keeffe, Joe Rynne, Eamon McGivney, Vincent Griffin, Tara Breen, Dermey Diamond, Áine O'Connell, John McEvoy, Darach O'Connor, Michael Kelleher, Donal O'Connor, Jessie Smith, Kevin Glackin, Peadar Ó Lochlainn, Denis Liddy, Martin Dowling, Bernadette McCarthy, Gerry O'Connor, Matt Cranitch and Aoife O'Connor. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, €10, free to registered students.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with Matt Cunningham Céilí Band in the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds, Miltown Malbay, €10, €5 for registered students.

Tuesday, 5th July

10am  Music classes
Dance classes
2-3pm  Irish Gaelige and Scots Gaelic classes. National School, Miltown Malbay, registered students only.
3pm  A Tribute to Clare musician, Peadar Ó Lochlainn. Musicians and friends of Peadar will participate. Facilitator: Peter Browne, musician and RTÉ presenter and producer. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, €6, free to registered students.
3-6pm  Two-hand dance workshop with Marie Garrity. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, registered students only.
8pm  Whistle and Flute Recital with Christy Barry, Paul McGrattan, John Wynne, Conal Ó Gráda, Patsy Hanley, Seán Potts, Anne Sheehy, Seán Ryan, Fintan Vallely, Mick Crehan, Brid O'Donohue, Billy Clifford, Mick Hand, Róisín Nic Dhonncha, Louise Mulcahy, Tara Diamond, Eamon Cotter, Mick O'Connor, Francis O'Connor, Marcus Ó Murchú, Kevin Crawford, Marion McCarthy, Maureen McGrattan, Eibhlín de Paor, Ciarán Somers, Adrian McCarron, Catherine McEvoy, Geraldine Cotter, Peter Phelan, Aoife Granville, Gavin Whelan and Majella O'Beirne. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, €10, free to registered students.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with the Tulla Céilí Band in the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds, Miltown Malbay, €10, €5 for registered students.

Wednesday, 6th July

10am  Music classes
Dance classes
2-3pm  Irish Gaelige and Scots Gaelic classes. National School, Miltown Malbay, registered students only.
3pm  Lecture: Elizabeth Cronin: 'The Muskerry Queen of Song', by Professor Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, Department of History, NUI Galway. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, €6, free to registered students.
3-6pm  Two-hand dance workshop with Marie Garrity. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, registered students only.
8pm  Piping Recital with Brian McNamara, Conor McKeon, Máire Ni Ghráda, Maitiú Ó Casaide, Mark Redmond, Rita Farrell, Seán Óg Potts, Tommy Keane. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, €10, free to registered students.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with the Kilfenora Céilí Band in the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds, Miltown Malbay, €10, €5 for registered students.

Thursday, 7th July

10am  Music classes
Dance classes
2pm  Lecture: Joe Cooley: a musical life by Dr Charlie Piggott, musician and researcher in food sciences. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, €6, free to registered students.
2-3pm  Irish Gaelige and Scots Gaelic classes. National School, Miltown Malbay, registered students only.
3-6pm  Céilí with the Brian Ború Céilí Band in the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds, Miltown Malbay, €10, €5 for registered students.
4pm  Accordion Recital presented by Joe Burke and Jackie Daly. Many well known accordion players will participate. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, €10, free to registered students.
8pm  An evening of Old Style Step, Sean Nós and and Traditional Set Dancing. Michael Tubridy will host the evening. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, €10, free to registered students.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with the Tulla Céilí Band in the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds, Miltown Malbay, €10, €5 for registered students.

Friday, 8th July

10am-1pm  Music classes
Dance classes
2-3pm  Irish Gaelige and Scots Gaelic classes. National School, Miltown Malbay, registered students only.
3pm  Traditional Singing in Irish and English with the following singers: Rita Gallagher, Seán Breen, Jimmy O'Brien, Pauline Hanley, Jimí Ó Ceannabháin, Áine Uí Laoithe, Eoiní Maidhchí Ó Súilleabháin, Len Graham, Cathal McConnell, Griogair Labhruidh, Johnny Mháirtín Learaí Mac Donncha. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, €10, free to registered students.
8pm  Concertina Recital with Noel Hill, Marty O'Keeffe, Lorraine O'Brien, Caitlín Nic Ghabhann, Cormac Begley, Timmy Collins, Edel Fox, Dympna O'Sullivan, Michelle Mulcahy, Hugh Healy, Claire Keville, Jack Talty, Jackie McCarthy, Katie O'Sullivan, Aoife Kelly. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay, €10, free to registered students.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with Four Courts Céilí Band in the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds, Miltown Malbay, €10, €5 for registered students.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with Brian Ború Céilí Band at the Quilty Tavern, Quilty, €10, €5 for registered students.

Saturday, 9th July

10am-1pm  Music classes
Dance classes
12-1pm  Dance class céilí in the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds, Miltown Malbay.
7-10.30pm  Ceolchoirm Mhór. Top Class Traditional Concert with Leading Traditional Artistes. The greatest assembly of Irish traditional musicians, singers and dancers to be found in one concert. Limited seating so buy your ticket as soon as you can. Community Hall, Miltown Malbay; tickets available from shops in Miltown Malbay.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with the Matt Cunningham Céilí Band in the Mill Marquee, GAA Grounds, Miltown Malbay, €10, €5 for registered students.
9.30pm-1am  Céilí with the Ceile Swing Céilí Band at the Quilty Tavern, Quilty, €10, €5 for registered students.

Sunday, 10th July

10am  Aifreann i nGaeilige le Cór Chúil Aodha (Seán Ó Riada Mass with Coolea Choir), St Joseph's Church, Miltown Malbay.

Official Programme of Set Dance Céilithe for 2011

Mill Theatre  Mill Theatre  Quilty Tavern 
3-6pm  9.30pm-1am  9.30pm-1am 
Saturday 2 July    Taylor's Cross Céilí Band  Four Courts Céilí Band 
Sunday 3 July    Kilfenora Céilí Band  Taylor's Cross Céilí Band 
Monday 4 July    Matt Cunningham Céilí Band 
Tuesday 5 July    Tulla Céilí Band 
Wednesday 6 July    Kilfenora Céilí Band 
Thursday 7 July  Brian Ború Céilí Band  Tulla Céilí Band 
Friday 8 July    Four Courts Céilí Band  Brian Ború Céilí Band 
Saturday 9 July    Matt Cunningham Céilí Band  Ceile Swing Céilí Band